High Threat Security Alert (A23-04-17): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge
24 April 2023
Microsoft released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. A remote attacker could entice a user to open a web page with specially crafted content on a vulnerable browser to exploit the vulnerabilities.
Reports indicate that the vulnerability (CVE-2023-2136) is being exploited in the wild. System administrators and users are advised to take immediate action to patch your affected systems to mitigate the elevated risk of cyber attacks.
Microsoft Edge prior to version 112.0.1722.58
Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities could lead to arbitrary code execution, denial of service or information disclosure on an affected system.
Users of affected systems should update Microsoft Edge to version 112.0.1722.58 or later to address the issue.
The details of security updates can be found at: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/DeployEdge/microsoft-edge-relnotes-security#april-21-2023 https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/DeployEdge/microsoft-edge-relnotes-security#april-19-2023